thegetty:

Another gruesome manuscripts match up based on last night’s Game of Thrones from our Medieval manuscripts curator:

The icy White Walkers might not feature among the pages of medieval manuscripts, but people in the Middle Ages did imagine a range of strange, frightful, quirky, and exotic peoples living at the extremes of cartographic and geographical knowledge. Some had names like Cinomologus or Trococite, while others lacked basic knowledge or certain appendages. 

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